Sebastian Faulks is the internationally bestselling author of more than ten novels, including Charlotte Gray, which has been adapted for film (starring Cate Blanchett), and Birdsong, which has been adapted for radio, stage, and television (starring Eddie Redmayne). In 2008, he was invited to write a James Bond novel, Devil May Care, to mark the centenary of Ian Fleming. He lives in London.
An urgent and deeply moving story about injustice, dreams, and the power of the past
“Narrating duo Elham Ehsas and Deborah McBride bring Faulks's newest historical fiction to life.” - AudioFile
Released November 6, 2018
A Novel in Five Parts
From the acclaimed, bestselling author of Birdsong, comes a novel about five unforgettable lives.
Earphones Award Winner. "Samuel West's melancholic, refined air and emotional register reflect Geoffrey's experiences as a British schoolteacher turned concentration camp escapee. Christian Rodska's lower-class British accent and animated pacing telegraph Billy's rise from workhouse poverty to literate family man in Victorian England. Lucy Briers plays storyteller for Elena's journey from farm girl to famous scientist in a futuristic Europe. Sian Thomas's soft voice and spot-on French accent are perfect for Jeanne's transformation from Catholic orphan to maid for a mid-nineteenth-century bourgeois family. Rupert Degas seamlessly switches from male to female, British to American in the final story of American hippie Anya's musical career." - AudioFile Magazine
Released December 11, 2012